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Love for gaming has no age boundaries. This list has all the games that will be relished by the kids and the elderly alike. It covers freeware games from many different categories and genres that may suit your interests. Since everyone has their own style of gaming and interests for a particular genre, you'll surely find many games that you might love to the core from this list.

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UnReal World is a unique graphical roguelike RPG taking place in the Far North long, long ago. It brings you a realistic game world rich with historical atmosphere in which northern folklore, knowledge and way of life play an important part: http://www.jmp.fi/~smaarane/urw.html
Egoboo: Features: * Over 40 uniquely hand-crafted mystical dungeons * Choose between 8 different classes like the Wizard, Elf or Rogue * Play with up to four players using hotseat! * Awesome 3D graphics with cute and funny character models http://egoboo.sourceforge.net/ Project gnh20: http://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=26591.0 POWDER: http://www.zincland.com/powder/index.php?pagename=about Runesworld 2: http://www.runesword.com/rs2.html Dungeon Door is a fast isometric turn-based tactical RPG played in a classic dungeon crawl setting. It is a blend of a role-playing game and a tactical strategy game: http://dd.penguinadventure.com/index.php?file=main
flOw (download link at the upper right section of the page): http://interactive.usc.edu/projects/cloud/flowing/ Dyadin is a 3D action puzzle game for two players at one time. Each player must navigate their character through the gamespace by closely interacting with one another both in the virtual sense and the real. The game is played on two personal computers located next to each other: http://dyadin.paradiseworld.net/about-dyadin
Bombermine - The most Massively Multiplayer Online Bomberman on the web — up to 1000 players on a single map: http://bombermine.com/
MMO's won't be featured in this category....
I know. But since we do not have a page for MMO's, I posting them into main games thread ...
ShadowFlare: Episode One: http://www.shadowflare.us/download.htm Summoning Wars: http://sumwars.org/wiki/Main_Page Elder Scrolls Arena and Daggerfall: http://www.elderscrolls.com/arena/ http://www.elderscrolls.com/daggerfall/ Legionwood: Tale of the Two Swords: http://rpgmaker.net/games/792/
The eyeballing game: http://woodgears.ca/eyeball/
One Late Night is a short immersive horror-game experience, starring an unnamed graphic designer employee, working late one night at the office, until strange things start to happen: http://www.moddb.com/games/one-late-night
PoxNora is a collectible, turn-based, tactical, online fantasy game. Players command armies of fantastic creatures, cast spells of devastating power, and summon relics and equipment of ancient renown in order to defeat their opponents: http://poxnora.station.sony.com/index.do FoFiX is a fork of Frets On Fire: http://code.google.com/p/fofix/
Nikki and the Robots Free Version 1.0 is a 2D platformer game with a cute protagonist, various robots and diverse levels. It combines modern gameplay — including simulated physics and wall-jumping — with innovative überpixel retro style (download can be found under the picture): http://joyridelabs.de/game/
"... Xonotic is a free and fast-paced first person shooter. It combines addictive, arena-style gameplay with rapid movement and a wide array of weapons ...": http://www.xonotic.org/ "... Kernel Panic is a game about computers. Systems, Hackers and Networks wage war in a matrix of DOOM ...": http://springrts.com/wiki/Kernel_Panic
"... Wartune is an epic hybrid turn-based RPG/strategy game. Featuring four unique classes, single and multiplayer dungeons, PvP arenas, competitive battlegrounds, thousand player boss battles, a robust guild system and even farming - Wartune combines some of your favorite online massively multiplayer game features from multiple game genres ...": https://www.kabam.com/games/wartune
"... War Thunder is an MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. You will take part in all of the major combat battles, fighting with real players all over the world ...": Features include: -Varied PvP-experiences set in full-scale combat missions -Multiple settings options allow advanced virtual pilots and beginners to enjoy playing the game together -Rich PvE content: dynamic campaigns, solo missions, mission editor, and much more for single-player and cooperative gameplay -Impressive diversity includes detailed models of planes and their cockpits, as well as tanks and ships -Astonishing graphics, authentic sound effects, and beautiful music http://warthunder.ru/en/game/
Anacreon - A galaxy in ruins. A civilization torn asunder. And here and there, the powerful, the cunning, the ruthless, rise up to build an empire out of the ashes of a nuclear holocaust: http://www.neurohack.com/anacreon/Anacreon2.0Released.html
"... Counter-Strike 2D is more than just a freeware clone of the well known game Counter-Strike! Experience the popular multiplayer shooter in a top-down 2D perspective or accomplish new missions like capture the flag or domination! Use a huge arsenal of weapons and equipment including crazy new stuff like portal guns, lasers, RPGs, turrets and much more! Features * Fast paced online action (or offline against bots!) * All original Counter-Strike weapons and many more * Many modes: CS-like, DM, Zombies, Construction... * Very easy to use map editor with entity/trigger system * Console & buy scripts like the real CS * Game can be modified and extended with Lua scripts * Many active players around the world, loads of maps and scripts! ..." http://www.cs2d.com/
Screwball (now free) - similar to game Cubosphere: http://xout.blackened-interactive.com/Screwball/Screwball.html Portwall is a small first person game, inspired by game Portal. Use your teleportation gun to create an entry portal in space using the left mouse button and then an exit portal using the right mouse button. Enter one portal, and you will exit via the other. Use this mechanic to solve a number of tests: http://xout.blackened-interactive.com/Portwall/Portwall.html Dark Castle is a platformer, that you could call a cross between N and Pitfall: http://xout.blackened-interactive.com/DarkTower/DarkTower.html Prototype pits you against a horde of enemies in this short but fun RType clone: http://xout.blackened-interactive.com/ProtoType/Prototype.html Prototype2 is quite a tough shmup and should provide a challenge for even veteran players: http://xout.blackened-interactive.com/Prototype2/Prototype2.html
Pokémon Online is the most popular, accurate, and complete Pokémon battle simulator out there: http://www.pokemon-online.eu/
ACE Online is fast action 3D sci-fi MMO: https://ace.subagames.com/
Bombermaaan - A classic Bomberman game with multiplayer support: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bombermaaan/ Unvanquished is an open-source first-person shooter combining real-time strategy elements with a futuristic, sci-fi setting: http://www.unvanquished.net/ LinCity-NG is a city simulation game. In the game, you are required to build and maintain a city. You can win the game either by building a sustainable economy or by evacuating all citizens with spaceships: http://sourceforge.net/projects/lincity-ng.berlios/ The Bub's Brothers: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bub-n-bros/?source=directory Cubosphere: http://sourceforge.net/projects/cubosphere/
Open Sonic is an open-source game based on the "Sonic the Hedgehog" universe. It introduces a different style of gameplay called cooperative play, in which it's possible to control 3 characters simultaneously. Unlike most similar games, Open Sonic provides a greater level of interaction between the player and the levels. It's more than just a jump'n'run; the user must come up with some strategy in order to get through the levels: http://opensnc.sourceforge.net/home/index.php
Orbiter is a free and realistic space flight simulation program: http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/ Armored Brigade is a freeware tactical wargame, focusing on realism and playability: http://www.armoredbrigade.com/index.html Armagetron Advanced - "A Tron clone in 3D.": http://armagetronad.org/about.php D-Day: Normandy is a World War II game: http://www.ddaydev.com/site/docs.php?go=aboutdday With its high-value team objectives, limited range projectiles, and intense maneuvering, Paintball 2 offers a very unique experience that will appeal to both hardcore and novice players. It only takes one shot to eliminate somebody, but the fast-paced, arcade-style movement from Quake 2 allows for quick dodging, insane jumps, and breakneck speeds: http://www.digitalpaint.org/ Freespace 2: http://scp.indiegames.us/ Pardus is a free graphic-based Massive Multiplayer Online Browser Game (MMOBG), also known as a Persistent Browser Based Game (PBBG). Set in a futuristic universe, traders, pirates, smugglers and other pilots of various professions, races and factions strive to gain wealth and fame in space: http://www.pardus.at/welcome.php
Dust 514 - a massively multiplayer shooter (only for owners of Playstation 3 - I got permission from MC to post it here): https://dust514.com/
Crimecraft is a 3rd Person Shooter Created using the Unreal 3 Engine by Vogster Entertainment. It is set in the near-future following a global economic disaster of unprecedented scale, you will unfold the mysteries behind the Bleedout event that brought civilization towards the brink of destruction: http://crimecraft.mayngames.com/ Global Agenda: https://account.hirezstudios.com/globalagendagame/ Battlefield Play4Free: http://battlefield.play4free.com/en/ Ghost Recon Online: http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-online/en-US/home/ DC Universe Online: http://www.dcuniverseonline.com/ EverQuest II: http://www.everquest2.com/ Command & Conquer: Frostbite 2: http://www.commandandconquer.com/free/ Warface: http://www.warface.com/ Puzzle Pirates: http://www.puzzlepirates.com/ Alien Arena: http://red.planetarena.org/ GNU Backgammon: http://www.gnubg.org/
Bloodline Champions is a competitive online multiplayer game for up to ten players per game, in which two teams fight for dominance: http://www.bloodlinechampions.com/ Mr. Smoozles Goes Nutso: http://www.juniper-games.com/smoozles/downloads.htm Vindictus - fast action fighting massively multiplayer online game built on Valve's Source engine: http://vindictus.nexon.net/ PlanetSide 2 is a Massively Multiplayer First Person Shooter: http://www.planetside2.eu/en/landingpage/408 Settlers Online: http://www.thesettlersonline.com/en/homepage Fallen London: http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/ World Golf Tour: https://www.wgt.com GoodGame Empire: http://empire.goodgamestudios.com/ Dungeons & Dragons Online: http://www.ddo.com/ King Arthur's Gold Free Version - 2D Strategy: http://kag2d.com/en/
Links for Focus and Killing Engine are not working.
Thanks Panzer I'll correct it. Anyways the newest major update to the article is on the way.
Mari0 - Mario game with Portal gun mechanics: http://stabyourself.net/mari0/ Ortho Robot is a perspective based puzzle game, where you flatten the view to move across gaps. Your objective is to reach the ending green block (either by standing directly on it or standing on it in relative space). For some extra challenge, try to collect all coins and perfect your time, steps and number of warps: http://stabyourself.net/orthorobot/ Ever wondered how Pacman would be like with physics? No? Well, it's revolutionary. This mashup of "Not" and "Pacman" puts The Pac and the Ghosts in a in a Pacworld cage, at mercy of gravity and the level's shape, controlled solely by you. Ghosts still don't like you very much, so you should be careful to make Pacman avoid them: http://stabyourself.net/notpacman/
Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast: http://www.pathofexile.com/

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